M365 Tenant Automation Engineer - Fort Meade, MD or Chantilly, VA

Clearance Level
Top Secret
Fort Meade, Maryland
Chantilly, Virginia

REQ#: RQ96793

Travel Required: 10-25%
Requisition Type: Regular

GDIT is seeking a M365 Tenant Automation Engineer to help support an exciting new Cloud Service Offering contract, Defense Enterprise Office Solutions (DEOS). This position will require the employee to report full-time onsite in Fort Meade, MD or Chantilly, VA.

NOTE: This position is contingent upon contract tasking.

GDIT requires an M365 Tenant Automation Engineer with experience automating tenant configurations in a Microsoft 365 deployment using REST API, PowerShell, M365DSC, etc. Tenant administrators will provide guidance on required configurations and the automation engineer will develop the optimal delivery methodology to deploy and maintain continuous compliance with desired configurations.   

The Automation Engineer will: 

  • Review existing repositories and delivery methodologies and recommend optimizations or alternative DevSecOps platform(s) and protocols to enhance long-term sustainment 

  • Follow software development best practices to facilitate collaboration, feature enhancement, issue tracking, testing, development, and production deployment 

  • Implement Policy as Code (PaC) using platforms like Ansible, Terraform, M365DSC, etc 

  • Utilize parameter driven, declarative syntax models when possible, to afford flexibility and simplicity to subscribing organizations 

  • Establish a CI/CD pipeline that validates all releases in TestDev prior to deployment in production 

  • Provides top-level technical expertise, including performing in-depth and complex software systems programming and analysis.  

  • Designs architectures to include the software, hardware, and communications to support the total requirements as well as provide for present and future cross-functional requirements and interfaces.  

  • Ensures these systems are compatible and in compliance with the standards for DoD architectures.  

  • Determines and identifies high level functional and technical requirements based on interactions with the user community and knowledge of the enterprise architecture. 

  • Identifies, assesses, and presents options for meeting the functional and technical requirements including hardware and software updates or upgrades.  

  • Interacts with project management to plan project schedules and technical direction.  

  • Develops software design documents and technology white papers.  

  • Instrumental in selection of development tools.  

  • Responsible for developing high level system design diagrams, testing, and documentation. 

  • Instructs, directs, and checks the work of other task personnel.  

  • Responsible for quality assurance review and the evaluation of existing and new software products. 


Required Qualifications:

  • Active DoD Top Secret clearance  

  • IAT Level II Certification 

  • BA/BS Degree

  • 8 years of experience (additional years of experience and/or certifications may be considered in place of education)  

  • 3+ years managing Office 365 services in a large-scale environment 

  • Experience with commercial cloud services

  • Experience with software development

  • Ability to thrive in a highly collaborative, fast-paced, growth-focused environment 

  • Able to report onsite as indicated above

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience with AWS, Azure and/or GCP cloud services

  • Experience with Agile software development


This position requires being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by January 18, 2022 or the start date, if after January 18. Individuals who work in or reside in Texas or Montana or work outside of the United States may be excluded from this requirement.

We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.

GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.